AZZURRI

Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini has claimed that ‘old man’ Luca Toni can fight for a place in Italy’s World Cup squad.
Italy U21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has insisted that ‘all game are important’ as his side try and qualify for the European Championships.
Parma believe Antonio Cassano’s form is worthy of international recognition ahead of World Cup 2014.
Daniele De Rossi has been ruled out of Italy’s last two World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed he would have to consider selecting Francesco Totti for the World Cup should the Roma idol continue to sparkle.
Cesare Prandelli has recalled Giuseppe Rossi and Federico Balzaretti for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Fabio Capello reveals he “said no” to taking over as Italy Coach. “We talked about it, but I’m concentrated on Russia.”
Sunderland striker Fabio Borini will reportedly receive an Italy call-up for the World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has claimed his side are ‘obliged’ to try and beat Belgium next week.
There are six new faces in Italy’s Under-21 side against Belgium, including players at Hoffenheim and Real Madrid.
Cesare Prandelli will call Mario Balotelli against Denmark and Armenia despite his ban. “He has paid for his actions.”
Italy’s hopes of calling up Mauro Icardi have vanished, as the Inter striker was picked for Argentina after Leo Messi’s injury.
Mauro Icardi’s agent has claimed that the young striker is focusing purely on playing well for Inter.
Mario Balotelli apologised to Milan and the referee for his ban, “but it’s not as if I killed someone.”
Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin is tempted by international management, but he doesn’t expect to be Cesare Prandelli’s successor with Italy.
The agent of Torino’s Danilo D'Ambrosio wouldn’t be surprised to see his client rewarded with an international call-up.
Milan’s Mario Balotelli could be omitted from the next Italy squad as further punishment for his three-match ban.
Torino’s Danilo D'Ambrosio is not listening to rumours that he could be included in the next Italy squad.
Torino chief Urbano Cairo wouldn’t be surprised to see Danilo D’Ambrosio break into the Italian national set-up.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli admits Giuseppe Rossi and Lorenzo Insigne are “surprising” him, while Francesco Totti could be at the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli praised Roma Coach Rudi Garcia for his “innovative ideas” ahead of the Rome Derby.
Verona’s Brazilian midfielder Raphael Martinho has made himself available to the Italian national side – even if he concedes a possible call-up may be some way off.
Alessandro Matri is hoping his move to Milan will help secure him a place at the 2014 World Cup with Italy.
Stefano Pioli says he feels he has what it would take to become the national boss of Italy – but Bologna are his focus for now.
Roberto Mancini says he would gladly consider becoming the new Coach of Italy if he was offered the job.